The family of Gerald Hein of McCook is requesting a card shower in honor of his 80th birthday on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. He grew up in Culbertson and graduated from Culbertson High School. He worked at McCook Packing and later retired from Burlington Northern Railroad. He’s always had a passion for fishing and hunting. His family includes children, Bev (Russ) Schlager, Larry Hein, Lynda Weiman, and Becky (Brad) DaMoude; and grandchildren, Ryan Rasmussen, Jake, Joe and Zach Schlager, Kaitlyn and Blake Weiman and Alek, Kale and Klae DaMoude. Cards of congratulations will reach him at 413 West R Street, McCook, NE 69001.